Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 16:13:33 -0500
Reply-To: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
Sender: DCHAS-L Discussion List <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU>
From: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
Subject: Re: Health & Safety of Materials
Comments: To: "Lampe Hannasch, Kay"


The problem with TOXNET is that the toxic information it cites is NOT peer 
reviewed, and there is therefore a lot of misinformation as a result.  I 
wouldn't rely on TOXNET any farther than I could throw this computer with my 
hands tied behind my back!

Jay Young
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lampe Hannasch, Kay" 
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2007 12:23 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Health & Safety of Materials

> Try TOXNET, which is supported by the National Library of Medicine and
> National Institutes of Health.  The HSDB (Hazardous Substance Data Bank)
> had much of the same toxicity summary information that is in RTECS.
> Kay Lampe Hannasch
> Sr. SHE Manager
> "The opinions expressed here, are my own, not that of my employer."
> -----Original Message-----
> From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of
> Robert Tylicki
> Sent: December 10, 2007 10:45 AM
> To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
> Subject: [DCHAS-L] Health & Safety of Materials
> I am trying to find another reliable source for health & safety
> information of materials besides RTECS.  This could be a database or a
> service provider.
> Thank you for any assistance,
> Robert
> Robert M. Tylicki
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> GC America Inc.
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